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LPN Allergy (On Call) Olympia

Location: Olympia, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 851807 Date posted: 11/29/2019
Description:
Provide support functions to providers by gathering records and other information and facilitating patient appointments. Document appointments and procedures and follow up with provider and patient. Provide Infusion Therapy to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington members including blood transfusions, IVIG, hydration, antibiotics, etc.  Facilitate and coordinate care for members with oncologic diagnoses.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Obtain medical record and pertinent information prior to patient visit. Escort patients to exam rooms, gather prelinimary data and assist provider as needed. Anticipate provider's needs according to information available. Gather information from patients and relate problems to physician. Communicates and relay health information to patients and health professionals by phone or in person as directed by provider. Relays information and communicates instructions as directed by provider. Arranges for care with provider and other resources as directed by provider. Facilitates referrals and appointments as directed by provider.
  • Performs sterile techniques, set up and assist with various procedures, apply and remove dressings.
  • Track, record and complete documentation from patient's visits. Provides accurate documentation in medical records. Maintain updated flow sheets. Document all procedures and observations. Verify that coding is accurate on all lab orders according to diagnosisall lab orders according to diagnosis as indicated by provider. Maintain log books and patient tracking/notification systems. Notify patient of results according to provider instructions. Follow-up when results are not obtained or patient has not returned.
  • Initiates peripheral IV's & access central lines per protocol, administration of meds, (injectable, po and IV) EXCLUDING ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS agents according to provider orders and under direct supervision of Provider and RN as provided in Washington State LPN Scope of Practice.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies in exam rooms, infusion and team areas.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a back office multi-physician office.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Washington State LPN License at date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of experience in infusion/oncology.
  • IV considerations.
  • Associate's degree.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Olympia,Olympia Medical Center 700 Lilly Rd. NE Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: TPT position OLY Allergy Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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